# PHYS 170 : General Physics I

## Credits

4## Class Hours

Class Hours4 lecture## Prerequisites

“C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in MATH 241.

## Corequisites

## Recommended Prep

Previous Physics or Calculus experience suggested but not required. Previous Algebra experience strongly recommended.

## Semester Offered

Fall## Description

This course is the first half of a two-semester introduction to the fundamentals of physics and will cover kinematics, dynamics, energy, collisions and momentum, rotation, waves and sounds, as well as select topics on material properties and thermodynamics. Lectures and problem-solving will regularly use the mathematical tools of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, vectors, and calculus.

## Designations

Diversification: Physical Sciences — DP